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Wallingford – Woman In Critical Condition After Crash

The motorcycle rider involved in a crash in Wallingford last Monday remains in critical condition.

A local woman, who has since been identified as 26-year-old Crystal L. Charlton, crashed her motorcycle into a tree and mailbox on Route 71 (Old Colony Road) near Oak Street. She was immediately brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital. Initial reports described only minor injuries. It has since been updated that Charlton sustained critical, internal injuries because of the crash. Authorities are still investigating the incident but have since said that the rider was wearing appropriate clothing and a helmet at the time of the accident.

In motorcycle crashes not attributed to driver error or negligence, vehicle defects or even damaged road structures can also be investigated as possible causes. We need to be aware of our legal options as motorists if ever these types of accidents happen to us or our loved ones.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

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